[German version] The third Parthian king and the first to take the name
Arsákēs as an epithet (Arsaces III). He reigned
c. 191-176 BC. He was the father of the Parthian kings Phraates  I, Mithridates  I and Artabanus  I and therefore the progenitor of all later Arsacids (Arsaces; Just. Epit. 41,5,8-9; Nisa ostrakon 1760). Parthia; Parthians Schottky, Martin (Pretzfeld) Bibliography M. Schottky, Parther, Meder und Hyrkanier, in: AMI 24, 1991, 61-134, esp. 95-98 J. Wolski, L'empire des Arsacides, 1993, 58-65.